Edvards Šipicins; The Desired But Unseen Goalkeeper.


Edvards Šipicins; a 15 year old skillful but unlucky goalie’s encounter so far in his football career.

One can tell, our world today is one that the elites gets the upper hand even when all odds are against them. This is the story of Edvards Šipicins.

Reflecting this to the European Football where only the-connected and the rich gets more advantage in featuring in the major leagues in the Europe.

Most times the players in question would have to sacrifice more than they have, in order to see that their dreams are achieved.

This is in no way different from Edvards Šipicins’ case, a 15 year old goalkeeper, 195 cm tall and weighs 75 kg.

Šipicins is supposed to have brought smiles to his parent’s face but the system is retarding his success.

Guarding the post for the RFS Riga Latvia club and also for his National side’s U16, Latvia, must be a great honor and motivation for Šipicins to put in more effort that would see him attend the heights of his career.

Exactly what Edvards Šipicins did, but his efforts were overlooked by the football procedures that required him to fund his way to the top.

Actually Šipicins was asked to pay the sum of 150 pounds to have him registered for a trial with English team; Stoke City.

According to Šipicins’ agent; Antonio Abatematteo who told Somtosports that he had sent 100 mails to so many clubs but was only replied by Stoke City who in turn asked for 150 pounds as a sought of registration for the trial.

Šipicins and his agent relocated from London to Italy after several failed attempts to secure a place with one of the English teams.

With the aim of finding a team that could enable Šipicins display his talent to the world, the 2003 born Goalkeeper is currently in Italy with his agent trying to achieve his dreams.

According to Šipicins agent, there are two Livonians who already are featuring in teams in United Kingdom; Barnet and probably West Ham.

Somtosports understood that seeing two of his brothers already in where he dreams to be motivated Šipicins and his agent to head to U.K but was left disappointed.

“we no have chance in uk, the boy come in italy 4 trial and rest.. 2019.” the agent said.

The agent went on to disclose that he and his client; Šipicins are open to offers as they still hope for another.

Be it as it may, we hope Šipicins gets a good contract soon, cause kid is too good to be left out.

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